Lévi-Strauss, Claude. The Social and psychological aspect of chieftainship in a primitive tribe: The Nambikuara of northwestern Mato Grosso

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: The Social and psychological aspect of chieftainship in a primitive tribe: The Nambikuara of northwestern Mato Grosso

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Transactions of the New York Academy of Sciences, series II -- Vol. 7

Published By: Original publisher Transactions of the New York Academy of Sciences, series II -- Vol. 7 New York: [s.n.]. 1945. 16-32 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Claude Lévi-Strauss

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Nambicuara (SP17)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Ethos (181); Dwellings (342); Community structure (621); Community heads (622); Community councils (623); Collecting (222); Tillage (241); Settlement patterns (361); Kin relationships (602); Regulation of marriage (582);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article, by a social anthropologist, deals with chieftainship among the Nambicuara. Discussed are the selection, prerogatives, and various duties of the chief, and the relationship which exists between him and the other members of the band.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 3

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. sp17-003

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Journal Article

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1938-1939

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Ethnologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. James Leary ; 1958

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1938-1939

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Mato Grosso state, Brazil

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Nambicuara Indians

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